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The Best Philadelphia Eagles Kickers Of All Time

Updated December 9, 2019 592 votes 73 voters34 items

List RulesVote up kickers based only on their performance with the Eagles.

The best Philadelphia Eagles kickers ever have all had a part in some of the biggest moments in franchise history. NFL games can be won and lost by one or two points, making every made or missed kick of the greatest importance and every starting kicker a potential hero.

While recent stars like Jake Elliott and Alex Henry have made their mark in the Eagles’ past, early standouts like David Akers and Paul McFadden helped craft their own legacies in the old days of the franchise.

So which of these kickers from Philadelphia history deserves to rank near the top of the list? Who are the best Eagles kickers of all-time? Vote below, and check back to see what other football fans thought.

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  • 1
    David Akers

    Eagles career: 1999–2010

    Career accomplishments: 
    5× Pro Bowl (2001, 2002, 2004, 2009-2010)
    2001 first-team All-Pro
    4× Second-team All-Pro (2002, 2004, 2009, 2010)
    Philadelphia Eagles all-time leading scorer
    Philadelphia Eagles 75th Anniversary Team
    NFL 2000s All-Decade Team
    Philadelphia Eagles Hall of Fame
    NFL season record for points scored by a kicker (166)
    NFL season record for field goals (44)
    Inducted into Kentucky Pro Football HOF (2004)
    Inducted into Philadelphia Eagles HOF (2017)

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    Jake Elliott

    Eagles career: 2017–present

    Career accomplishments: 
    Super Bowl champion (LII)

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    Tom Dempsey

    Eagles career: 1971–1974

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    Tony Franklin

    Eagles career: 1979–1983

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    Paul McFadden
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    Paul McFadden

    Eagles career: 1984–1987

    Career accomplishments: 
    1984 UPI. NFC Rookie of the Year
    1984 All Pro. Eagles Co-MVP
    1985 All Pro. Eagles Co-MVP

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    Gary Anderson

    Eagles career: 1995–1996

    Career accomplishments:
    NFL 1990s All-Decade Team

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    Sam Baker

    Eagles career: 1964–1969

    Career accomplishments:
    2x Pro Bowl selection (1964, 1968)

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    Bobby Walston

    Eagles career: 1951–1962

    Career accomplishments:
    NFL champion (1960)
    2× Pro Bowl selection (1960-1961)
    NFL 1950s All-Decade Team
    Philadelphia Eagles record for career points scored (881)
    Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame inductee (2014)
    Philadelphia Eagles Hall of Fame inductee (2018)

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    Alex Henery

    Eagles career: 2011–2013

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    Roger Ruzek
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    Roger Ruzek

    Eagles career: 1989–1993

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    Caleb Sturgis

    Eagles career: 2015–2017

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    Matt Bahr

    Eagles career: 1993

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    Mark Moseley

    Eagles career: 1970

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    Eddie Murray

    Eagles career: 1994

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    Cody Parkey
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    Cody Parkey

    Eagles career: 2014–2015

    Career accomplishments:
    Pro Bowl (2014)
    PFWA All-Rookie Team (2014)

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    Norm Johnson

    Eagles career: 1999

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    Paige Cothren
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    Paige Cothren

    Eagles career: 1959

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    Chris Boniol

    Eagles career: 1997–1998

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    Todd France
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    Todd France

    Eagles career: 2005

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    Nick Mike-Mayer
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    Nick Mike-Mayer

    Eagles career: 1977–1978

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    Cliff Patton
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    Cliff Patton

    Eagles career: 1946-1950

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    Ove Johansson
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    Ove Johansson

    Eagles career: 1977

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    Jay Arnold

    Eagles career: 1937–1940

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    Steve DeLine
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    Steve DeLine

    Eagles career: 1989

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    Horst Muhlmann

    Eagles career: 1975–1977